Stories by Amanda Griscom Little

Amanda Griscom Little writes the Muckraker column for Grist Magazine. subscribe to Amanda Griscom Little's feed

Posted on: Sep 23, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Heidi Cullen, the Weather Channel's climate ace, chats about America's worst 'natural' disaster and sexing up global warming.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2005, Source: Grist.org

The tragedy has triggered a whirlwind of new energy proposals in Congress -- some gratifying to environmental activists, but most only attempts to squeeze more profits for energy companies.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Local politicians, from governors to mayors to city councils, have taken the fight against global warming past Washington politics and directly to the people.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2005, Source: Grist.org

A coterie of A-list stars are spearheading planet-positive media projects just in time for the big green holiday -- Earth Day.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2005, Source: Grist.org

A razor-thin Senate vote to open the Arctic Refuge to oil drilling sends enviros reeling. If they can get into the Arctic, then no place is off-limits.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Bush EPA nominee, Steve Johnson – the first career employee and scientist ever to be nominated as EPA administrator – garners praise and sympathy.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Despite a rousing cry of opposition from enviros against the class-action bill, the measure is still likely to pass.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2005, Source: Grist.org

The environmental group best known for in-your-face, laws-be-damned direct action is getting in touch with its inner Gandhi.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2005, Source: Grist.org

Christie Whitman's otherwise tame political memoir assails the GOP's rightward lurch and reveals just how obsessed the Republican Party is with rolling back environmental regulations.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Nell Newman tells how one Thanksgiving, she convinced her famous father to start a line of organic foods and became one of the most recognized names in the health food industry.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2004, Source: Grist.org

There's a good chance the 109th Congress will enable Bush to hand his corporate contributors one of the most sought-after prizes of all: Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Though all eyes are on the battle for the White House, six Senate races could have powerful impacts on environmental lawmaking in the next Congress.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2004, Source: Grist.org

With the presidential race neck and neck in Florida, environmental issues are being swept into the fray by high-ranking politicians and hot-ticket celebrities alike.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2004, Source: Grist.org

A new report finds that quite a number of Bush's judicial appointees allow their personal opinions to get in the way of the law.

Posted on: Oct 7, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Despite the tepid U.S. response, the greenhouse-gas emissions treaty is going into force throughout much of the industrialized world.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Environmental issues serve as a measure of character in Kerry/Bush '04.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2004, Source: Grist.org

News of oil industry influence on the state's colossal reform proposal makes enviros wonder whether the California governor's true colors really are green.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Kerry advisers and some environmentalists are royally peeved about a Bush administration advisory that may keep Kerry and other candidates from stumping on federal property.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2004, Source: Grist.org

Most mainstream green groups are opting out of GOP convention protests in New York. Instead, they'll be pounding the pavement in swing states.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2004, Source: Grist.org

The Bush campaign has issued a steady stream of smears, exaggerations and obfuscations intended to besmirch Kerry's pro-environment reputation.

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